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What type of air movement should you expect under those conditions?

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Conditions: If you are sitting on a beach on a warm summer day, you might see the bright sunlight striking the beach and the ocean near the shore. What type of air movement should you expect under ...

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Sep 08 2011 03:21
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Traffic lights

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For regulation of the traffic we need traffic lights, no doubt about it. But most of them need to be adjusted. Some so called intelligent traffic lights are programmed to optimize traffic flow, ...

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Feb 23 2011 17:17
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Make all roofs and roads white

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I red an article about a temperature drop in Spain. It was observed through satellites that the temperature dropped in a particular region in Spain where soil was covered with white plastic for the...

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Feb 23 2011 16:59
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As Energy Use Rises, Corporations Turn to Their Own Green Utility Sources


Apple recently received a federal designation for its renewable energy subsidiary, allowing it to become a wholesale seller of electricity.

Gail to use fuel cell technology to generate clean energy


Gail India Ltd will partner with the US-based Bloom Energy to deploy natural gas-based fuel cell technology to generate clean and reliable electricity. An MoU to this effect was signed by the two companies today. 

Coal country, data centers?


The economics of coal don't make sense with cheaper gas and the ability of wind and solar to be competitive on a cost per watt basis.  What do you do with coal country? 

Microsoft Invests in Flow Battery Research for Data Centers


Finding an effective way to store vast amounts of energy is one of the most important and toughest pieces of the renewable-energy puzzle. Until it’s solved, users that need power around the clock will have to rely on regular grid power to pick up the slack when sun isn’t shining or wind isn’t blowing.

How Renewable Energy is Changing the Data Center Market


The big recent renewable energy push in the US by some of the largest data center providers can be attributed in no small part to rising interest in the market in colocation services powered by clean energy. 

Race to the Future!

Brexit: No excuse to ?go back to year zero? on climate


As the UK?s vote to leave the European Union sends shockwaves across the world, green groups warn the move cannot be an excuse to ?go back to year zero on environmental protection?.

Climate?s coral killers move in swiftly


Worst-ever bleaching event affects 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef as rising temperatures and sea levels bring swift death to vast swathes of colourful corals.

World celebrates Pope?s words as faith groups shift into action


The world is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis? groundbreaking encyclical on ecology, ?Laudato Si?, and much of those celebrations are focused on taking climate action.

Brexit costs to be counted in health & climate impacts


The UK public will head to the polls next week, in a ?climate referendum? that could see it turn its back on decades of progress on environmental issues, including climate change and air pollution.

Arctic melting feeds on itself


Melting sea ice is affecting the closely-linked Arctic climate in a feedback that will speed up warming there, scientists say.

Climate Change Headlines

Demand sags for California credits aimed at greenhouse gases


Source: The Seattle Times - California’s latest carbon auction brought disappointing results Tuesday as litigation and lagging support by lawmakers weigh down the state’s landmark programs combating climate change.

China refiners, petrochemical companies to propose CO2 benchmarking plan


Source: Reuters - China's oil refining, petrochemical and chemical companies will propose a plan to benchmark their carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions as the first step toward setting up an emissions market for the sector, the group's industry association said on Tuesday.

China turns to free market in carbon trading to tame smog from fossil-fuel pollution


Source: South China Morning Post - There are at least three good reasons why China is likely to succeed in starting the world’s biggest carbon-trading market when its efforts to limit pollution kick in next year.

Une délégation du pôle «Société civile» du comité de pilotage de la COP 22 à Nairobi


Source: Le Matin - Une délégation du pôle «Société civile de la COP 22» composée de Merouane Touali et Saïd Chakri a eu une large concertation avec une trentaine d'ONG locales et tenu des rencontres avec des responsables des services des Affaires africaines et des grands groupes et parties prenantes au sein du Programme des Nations unies pour l'environnement (UNEP), dont le siège se trouve à Nairobi.

Changement climatique : L’accord sur la COP 21 approuvé par l’assemblée nationale


Source: Maliweb - Hier, mardi 23 août 2016, l’Assemblée nationale du Mali a adopté le projet de loi autorisant la ratification de l’accord de Paris sur les changements climatiques.

msnbc.com: Climate Change

Australia passes landmark carbon price laws


A convoy of trucks protesting against the Australian government's proposed carbon tax drive past Parliament House (L) in Canberra August 22, 2011. REUTERS/Tim WimborneAustralia's parliament passed landmark laws to impose a price on carbon emissions on Tuesday in one of the biggest economic reforms in a decade, giving new impetus to December's global climate talks in South Africa.




Study tallies health costs of climate disasters


Natural disasters tied to climate change not only cause physical damage but create significant health costs in terms of hospitalizations and lives lost, according to a study published Monday.

(Incandescent) lights to go out in China


China announced Friday it will phase out incandescent light bulbs within five years in an attempt to make the world's most polluting nation more energy efficient.

Warming gases saw biggest jump on record


Coal-fired power plants, like this on in Huaibei, China, are key contributors to emissions of carbon, a greenhouse gas.The global output of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped by the biggest amount on record, the U.S. Department of Energy calculated.




NYC-sized iceberg being born on Antarctica


Part of an 18-mile-long crack in the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf is seen from a NASA jet on Oct. 26.Scientists on an aerial survey of Antarctica have come across an 18-mile-long break in an ice shelf, a sign that the unstable area is giving birth to an iceberg likely to be larger than New York City.




msnbc.com: Environment

Togo seizes tusks of 500 dead elephants


Authorities in Togo have seized nearly 4 tons  of ivory ?  the tusks from over 500 dead elephants ? hidden in containers destined for Vietnam, officials said on Monday.Authorities in Togo have seized nearly 4 tons  of ivory ?  the tusks from over 500 dead elephants ? hidden in containers destined for Vietnam, officials said on Monday.




Report: Keystone pipeline would have minimal environmental impact


A new State Department report on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline finds that the project would have minimal impact on the environment, an assessment likely to increase pressure on the White House to approve it. But the report sets no deadline for doing so.

Snowy owl recovering after being hit by bus in DC


A snowy owl that ventured south to the unlikely habitat of Washington, D.C., was clearly not cut out for city life. The animal was hit by a bus and was recovering with wildlife experts Friday.A snowy owl that ventured south to the unlikely habitat of Washington, D.C., was clearly not cut out for city life. The animal was hit by a bus and was recovering with wildlife experts Friday.




Why Mexico is losing millions of butterflies


The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts said Wednesday, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record keeping began in 1993.The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts said Wednesday, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record keeping began in 1993.




Changing climate is killing penguin chicks in Argentina


Extreme weather along the Argentine coast is killing chicks of Magellenic penguins that roost there. A 28-year study of the birds has found very hot years and very wet ones claiming as many as 50 percent of new chicks in the worst of times.Extreme weather along the Argentine coast is killing chicks of Magellenic penguins that roost there. A 28-year study of the birds has found very hot years and very wet ones claiming as many as 50 percent of new chicks in the worst of times.




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